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Summer Teacher Workshop - Insect Inquiry

Date: Tue, 07/23/2019 - 9:00am to Thu, 07/25/2019 - 3:00pm

Join us to illuminate a few of the unique characteristics that make these creatures interesting.  In addition, we will explore collecting techniques, identification, habitats, and dilemmas facing these small and vital animals of Missouri. Take away hands-on and inquiry-based strategies and activities to incorporate the world of insects into your curriculum! 

Multiple field trips will be included in the workshop with transportation provided by MDC staff. Be prepared for long evenings as we will set-up black-light stations to sample nocturnal insects. Participants will collecting, pinning and creating their own insect collection. 

Graduate credit available through Lindenwood University. Please contact Mary Beth Factor at to inquire about credit registration. 

Lodging will not be provided. Please bring money for meals. 

To view the flyer, workshop agenda and syllabus, please follow this link to the shared Google Folder:


MEEA Certified

2.00 credits from Lindenwood University for College Graduate Credit.

Contact Information

Bridget Jackson (link sends e-mail)
(573) 290-5858 ext. 4464


Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
2289 County Park Dr
Cape Girardeau, MO
Cape Girardeau County